Jason Fladlien Quotes



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How to Eliminate Procrastination Quotes

“Actually, procrastination doesn't exist. It's a figment of your imagination. Its definition is simply 'prolonged hesitation'.

But think about it – do you ever hesitate to hesitate? Don't you actually immediately act on procrastinating? So you don't procrastinate ever.”

How to Eliminate Procrastination

“Communication is largely non-verbal. It isn't so much what you say, but how you say it. It's true internally as well.”

How to Eliminate Procrastination

“I know more about your mind than you do. For example, I know you can influence the images you conjure up in your "mind's eye". The pictures, images and movies you create in there are like your 'inner television'. And just like an actual television – you can modify the pictures.”

How to Eliminate Procrastination

“It's very hard to do more than one task at a time. Especially 'high level' tasks.
Sure, you might be able to walk and chew bubble gum at the same time. But could you write a book and play piano at the same time? Nope!”

How to Eliminate Procrastination

“Try this – say 'I will never amount to nothing.' in a wimpy, pitiful, crybaby voice.

Now say the same line again in the most sensual, sexy, seductive, powerful voice you can. I like to use soul singer Barry White's 'sexual chocolate' voice to say it.

How do you feel when you talk to yourself in a sensual, seductive, powerful voice? Feels good doesn't it? Even if you belittle yourself by saying 'I will never amount to nothing.' it doesn't affect you, because the voice is so strong.”

How to Eliminate Procrastination

“You're mental to-do list should never contain more than one item on it at a time. Just the one you'd like to do next.”

How to Eliminate Procrastination

“Your mind is a television.”

How to Eliminate Procrastination

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“For the Stoics, the realisation that we can often choose not to be distressed by events, even if we can’t choose events themselves, is the foundation of tranquility. For the Buddhists, a willingness to observe the ‘inner weather’ of your thoughts and emotions is the key to understanding that they need not dictate your actions.

Each of these is a different way of resisting the ‘irritable reaching’ after better circumstances or better thoughts and feelings. But negative capability need not involve embracing an ancient philosophical or religious tradition.

It is also the skill you’re exhibiting when you move forward with a project – or with life – in the absence of sharply defined goals; when you dare to inspect your failures; when you stop trying to eliminate feelings of insecurity; or when you put aside ‘motivational’ techniques in favour of actually getting things done.”


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